Dental Hygienists Salary Information in Utah

The average annual and hourly salaries for dental hygienists in the state of Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of dental hygienists amongst Utah cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Dental Hygienists in Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,950
25th Percentile Wage
$64,170
50th Percentile Wage
$71,070
75th Percentile Wage
$77,690
90th Percentile Wage
$82,130

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for dental hygienists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $82,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $71,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $52,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25.46
25th Percentile Wage
$30.85
50th Percentile Wage
$34.17
75th Percentile Wage
$37.35
90th Percentile Wage
$39.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for dental hygienists in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $39.49. The median hourly salary is $34.17. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25.46.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of dental hygienists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201671,070-0.11%4.63%
201571,1502.21%-
201469,5800.72%-
201369,0801.88%-
201267,780--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Dental Hygienists in Utah Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of dental hygienists in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of dental hygienists in state of Utah ranges from $46,080 to $72,990. The highest paying area for dental hygienists in Utah is Provo-Orem with a median annual salary of $72,990. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Salt Lake City (mean annual salary $72,720). The lowest paying area is Logan with a median annual salary of $46,080.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Provo-Orem
$72,990
Salt Lake City
$72,720
Eastern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$71,930
West Central Utah nonmetropolitan area
$71,400
Ogden-Clearfield
$67,280
Northern Utah nonmetropolitan area
$65,420
St George
$62,490
South Western Utah nonmetropolitan area
$59,390
Logan
$46,080


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